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PAS’ Hudud is not Divine Law

In my blog post, “Why I Do Not Agree With Hudud In Malaysia”, I mentioned that I was not against Hudud law, but its implementation. One would think that such a simple statement would be straightforward and easy to understand, no? But apparently not.

Hudud of Allah vs. Hudud of PAS

Even though this issue is something that has been explained time and time again, many people still don’t seem to grasp it. Many Muslims still think that the Hudud that PAS upholds is what Allah had decreed, and that implementing it is the be-all and end-all to being a Muslim. So once and for all, …

Islam and Homosexuality

The topic of homosexuality has long been discussed and debated in this world. There are as many anti-LGBT movements as there are that are in support of it. It’s hard to find someone who is on the fence about the topic; you’re either against or with gay marriage. It becomes much harder on a gay …

Spirituality vs. Religion

Growing up, I have always been told that spirituality in religion is important, or else our deeds of worship would just be empty. I have believed that my whole life, until I moved to Malaysia and was challenged with the notion “Buat je dulu, ikhlas ke tak kemudian” which can be translated to “Do first, …